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Application of Jacobi’s last multiplier for construction of Hamiltonians of certain biological systems

A. Ghose Choudhury and Partha Guha
From the journal Open Physics


The relationship between Jacobi’s last multiplier and the Lagrangian of a second-order ordinary differential equation is quite well known. In this article we demonstrate the significance of the last multiplier in Hamiltonian theory by explicitly constructing the Hamiltonians of certain well known first-order systems of differential equations arising in biology.

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